Administrative Intern - Administration Department - Full Time (Day Shift)

Ephrata, PA | Clerical and Administrative | Tracking Code: 55157

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Administrative Intern


Ephrata Community Hospital - Administration Department


Full Time (80 Hours Biweekly) - Day Shift




General Summary:


Under general direction, has exposure to hospital operations and/or corporate administrative departments in an integrated health care delivery system. Completes administrative projects in assigned area(s) such as: operations, human resources, ambulatory care, finance, planning and marketing. Works closely with the executive team as assigned throughout the System (i.e., hospital and/or corporate level). Attends various administrative, medical, board and hospital committee meetings.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Establish and maintain positive working relationships with management and staff throughout the Hospital and the System.
  • Apply process improvement principles and quality improvement tools and techniques to identified processes/systems/ tasks.
  • Design and implement performance monitoring systems.
  • Apply analytical methods for problem solving and operations improvement.
  • Collect and organize data relevant to process improvement goals.
  • Collaborate with leadership to identify and resolve conflicts and barriers to quality improvement.
  • Manage project scope, schedule, and budget using project management tools and techniques.
  • Utilize IT applications for preparing status reports, progress updates, and other documentation as requested.
  • Develop and provide presentations on process improvement projects.
Required Skills

Please upload the following with your application:

  • Updated Resume
  • Cover Letter (Please include a brief description of your background, short and long-term career goals and why you are interested in working for WellSpan Health)
  • One academic letter of recommendation
Required Experience

Minimum Education:


Currently enrolled in an undergraduate program in any healthcare or business related field; completion of junior year of study.  Outstanding candidates who have completed their sophomore year, may be considered.

Quality of Life

WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization is comprised of a multispecialty medical group of more than 1,200 physicians and advanced practice clinicians, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, six respected hospitals, more than 15,000 employees, and 140 patient care locations. WellSpan is a charitable, mission-driven organization, committed to exceptional care for all, lifelong wellness and healthy communities. We are committed to transforming the health of the communities we serve and to educating the next generation of clinicians, staff and leaders.

Quality of Life
Quality of Life

Lancaster City was the capital of Pennsylvania from 1799 to 1812. Today, Lancaster County includes a vibrant downtown business district, desirable suburban neighborhoods and sprawling agricultural farms. Life in Lancaster County offers affordable housing, options for higher education, a thriving arts and cultural community, historical attractions, parks and recreational resources, an independent professional baseball team, fine dining and more. When visiting Lancaster, one can't help but recognizing the influence of the Pennsylvania Dutch — farm-to-table and beyond.

Conveniently located in southcentral Pennsylvania, Lancaster is within an easy commute to major cities and has ready access to public transportation. Residents can find local employment in healthcare, tourism, public administration, manufacturing, and both professional and semi-professional services. (Patient population: 535,000)

Equal Opportunity Employment

WellSpan Health is an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color or any other protected class. WellSpan Health does, however, have a tobacco-free/nicotine-free hiring policy.

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